DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 192                                            October 5,1998

**Before an entry denotes that the item is part of the FCC's implementation of the 1996 Telecom Act. While we will attempt to flag all Telecom Act-related items, this marking is unofficial and informational only.

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: October 5, 1998. NEW FCC FORM 323 AVAILABLE FOR USE.

Released: October 5, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - OCTOBER 2. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt100298.pdf

Report No: 24340. Released: October 5, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap981005.txt

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MOTION OF AT&T TO BE DECLARED NON-DOMINANT FOR INTERNATIONAL SERVICE. Denied petitions seeking reconsideration of the Order declaring AT&T non-dominant in the market for international message telephone services (IMTS). Reaffirmed earlier conclusion that AT&T no longer possess sufficient market power to merit dominant carrier regulation in the IMTS market. Dkt No.: CC- 79-252. Action by the Commission. Adopted: September 30, 1998. by Order on Recon. (FCC No. 98-253). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/fcc98253.wp

JOHN A. ACCONEY. Reduced to $7,000 from $20,000 the Notice of Apparent Liability issued to John A. Acconey pursuant to Section 503(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, for violation of Sections 301 and 333 of the Act re: operating a radio transmitter on the frequency of 505.2625 MHz without a valid FCC license and willfully causing harmful interference to the radio communications of a licensed station. Action by Director, Legal Services Group. Adopted: September 30, 1998. by Forfeiture Order. (DA No. 98-1997). CIB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Compliance/Orders/1998/da981997.wp

TIME WARNER SOCIAL CONTRACT. Granted request for continued application of Time Warner Social Contract to systems being acquired from Cablevision Industries Limited Partnership, a wholly owned subsidiary of TWI Cable, Inc., by MediaOne of Eastern Michigan, Inc. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: September 29, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1993). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981993.wp

PANAMSAT LICENSEE CORP. Granted PanAmSat Licensee Corporation authority to launch and operate a hybrid satellite at the 194 degree W.L. orbital location to provide services in the Pacific Ocean Region. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: October 2, 1998. by Ord. and Auth. (DA No. 98-2005). IB

GE AMERICAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Granted request of GE American Communications, Inc. to reassign its hybrid C-band/Ku-band GE-3 satellite from the 81 degrees W.L. to the 72 degrees W.L. orbit location. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: October 2, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1981). IB

PHILIPPINE LONG DISTANCE TELEPHONE COMPANY V. WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Cancelled the Notice of Apparent Liability against World Communications, Inc. and the Manila Peninsula Hotel re: their reselling international private lines without authorization under Section 214(a) of the Communications Act and WorldCom allegedly failing to adhere to restrictions in its tariff on the use of international private lines in violation of Section 203(c) of the Communications Act. Concluded that there is insufficient evidence to order forfeitures against WorldCom and the Manila Peninsula Hotel. Action by the Commission. Adopted: September 30, 1998. by Order. (FCC No. 98-255). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1998/fcc98255.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released October 2, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 191:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: October 2, 1998. COMMISSION'S BANDWIDTH TASK FORCE AND COMMON CARRIER BUREAU ANNOUNCE PANELISTS AND TOPICS FOR FIRST TWO ADVANCED SERVICES TECHNICAL ROUNDTABLES. (DA No. 98-2004). Contact: Elizabeth Nightingale or Jason Oxman at (202) 418-1580. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da982004.wp

Report No: 1202. Released: October 2, 1998. CABLE TELEVISION SERVICE REGISTRATIONS; SPECIAL RELIEF AND OTHER FILINGS.

Report No: ARC-00001. Released: October 2, 1998. ACCOUNTING RATE CHANGE RE: APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. (DA No. 98-1998). Contact: Ken Stanley, Telecommunications Division at (202) 418-1486. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/da981998.pdf

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SPEECHES

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REMARKS OF FCC COMMISSIONER GLORIA TRISTANI BEFORE THE HISPANIC NATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION, OCTOBER 1, 1998. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Speeches/Tristani/spgt812.html

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AMERITECH CORPORATION AND SBC COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Adopted a protective order with SBC Communications, Inc. and Ameritech re: their applications pursuant to Sections 214 and 310 of the Communications Act to transfer control of Ameritech's FCC authorizations to SBC. Dkt No.: CC- 98-141. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: October 2, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1952). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da981952.wp

POLICY AND RULES CONCERNING THE INTERSTATE INTEREXCHANGE MARKETPLACE. Extended by 90 days (to January 1, 1999) the date by which petitions seeking forbearance filed by Airtouch Communications, Inc., Bell Atlantic Mobile, Inc., BellSouth Corporation, the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association, the Personal Communications Industry Association, PrimeCom Personal Communications, L.P., and the Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. shall be deemed granted in the absence of a Commission denial of the petitions for failure to meet the statutory standards for forbearance. Dkt No.: CC- 96-61. Action by Deputy Bureau Chief. Adopted: October 2, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2003). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da982003.wp

OLNEY, ARCHER, DENISON-SHERMAN AND AZLE, TX; AND LAWTON, OK. Effective November 17, 1998, amended FM Table to: reallot Channel 248C2 from Olney to Archer City, TX and modify construction permit of Station KRZB accordingly; substitute Channel 269C for Channel 269C1, reallot Channel 269C to Azle, TX and modify license of Station KIKM accordingly; allot alternate Channel 282C2 to Olney, TX as a replacement channel; sutbstitute Channel 267C1 for Channel 268C1 at Lawton, OK and modify license of Station KLAW accordinlgy; terminated proceeding. Dkt No.: MM- 97-225. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: September 23, 1998. by R&O. (DA No. 98-2002). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da982002.wp